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You can see with Chandler coming in why they prefer a settled side. Can't question his effort, but throws a bit of a spanner in the well-oiled machine. Unless I'm reading it wrong, they wanted Jones in for Melksham, and you can understand why.

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3 minutes ago, spirit of norm smith said:

Brayshaw turnovers x3 

goalkicking Pickett miss from 20 metres out 45d angle 

kicking to forward pockets 

ANB Goal Oliver goal Tmc 

Lever defence and transition 

Salem ball use and run 

 

May ?

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Just now, Nasher said:

Chandler is off the pace at the moment so I'll cut him some slack. You'd expect it'll take him a quarter or two to get in to a rhythm with the game and the team. The Gawn/Brown one was a shocker though.

Great mark from Weid at the end of the quarter, and great kick to TMac. 

The part missing for me is the voice from Brown on the first one and then other fwds for Chandler to stay down. 
Better voice all round and it’s 2 shots on goal or goals.

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I love how we've finished, and paced games this year but gee we look a little slow out of the blocks. I hope it's not complacency. 

The Blues are NOT THAT BAD. They only lacked polish and experience against the Doggies, and we only just scraped past them last year (I know we are a different team know), so they should not be underestimated.

Yes we should beat them, yes we're a much better side, but these things often mean nothing. Got to keep up the pressure today.

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1 minute ago, bing181 said:

You can see with Chandler coming in why they prefer a settled side. Can't question his effort, but throws a bit of a spanner in the well-oiled machine. Unless I'm reading it wrong, they wanted Jones in for Melksham, and you can understand why.

Yep...two rookie errors there.  He'll learn but wouldn't want to make too many more this match

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Just now, Cards13 said:

The part missing for me is the voice from Brown on the first one and then other fwds for Chandler to stay down. 
Better voice all round and it’s 2 shots on goal or goals.

Yep - I swore at Gawn in the first instance but then thought maybe it was just a lack of player talk; Brown's job as the leading in forward to call Gawn in or out. Happy to apportion equal blame to two experienced players though.

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How is a push in the back deemed HTB? I hate these [censored] umpires. Fair dinkum!  

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